| ||During 2008-2010 (average), the low birthweight rate in Denver was highest for black infants (13.9%), followed by Native Americans (12.7%), Asians (11.3%) and whites (8.4%). |
| ||Black infants (13.9%) were about 2 times as likely as white infants (8.4%) to be born low birthweight during 2008-2010 (average) |
Healthy people 2020
Low birthweight: reduce to no more than 7.8% of live births.
National Center for Health Statistics, final natality data.
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